Work with roots interns – vacancies

At Roots, we provide internships and academic programs with do-good organisations in Africa, creating meaningful learning experiences and supporting worthwhile causes simultaneously.  If you are keen to work with Roots Interns, check out one of our vacancies or internships:

Vacancies

Job Opening: Recruitment Manager (Full time) 

We’re looking for a recruitment manager to join our growing team. This person will be the link between students and the NGOs we work with; an important and fun role. You’ll be on the phone for a majority of your working hours, doing interviews with internship applicants who are keen to join one of our partner organizations for a purpose-driven internship abroad. You’ll be doing the matchmaking, making sure that the right people end up in the right place for their internship.

Role overview; 

  • Do online interviews with internship applicants from around the world
  • Make assessments of candidates’ strengths, abilities, and attitude, and put their application forward to relevant NGO partners
  • Provide further information for both candidates and host organizations during the recruitment process, if needed

Requirements; 

  • Great communication skills
  • Amazing people skills, and an ability to assess people’s
  • A university degree, and an understanding of academic requirements our applicants have
  • A passion for impact-driven internship programs
  • Ideally some international experience
  • A flexible attitude

For more information, or to apply, please email Marleen at marleen@rootsinterns.com. 

Internships

Below you will find an overview of the internships with our own organization. Please note that our internships are unpaid internships and you will be based in Cape Town, South Africa. Are you looking to do your internship remotely or need to do thesis research with a focus on marketing, communications, or business development, please just reach out to us.

If you’re keen to apply for one of these internships, please send a motivational letter, 2 writing samples and CV to Talitha van der Waerden at info@rootsinterns.com.

SEO Content Writing Internship in tourism

Open for applications

SEO Content Writing Internship in Tourism

SEO Content Writing Internship in Tourism

Min. 6 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa OR Remote

Creative writing, SEO, Social Media, Blogging

Sharpen your writing skills and learn to write content that is creative and optimized for search engines.

Tourism Marketing and Business Development Internship

Open for applications

Tourism Marketing and Business Development Internship

Tourism Marketing and Business Development Internship

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa OR Remote

Strategy, Market research, Marketing campaigns

Gain a thorough insight into the tourism industry and gain strategic development experience.

Communications Internship

Last minute

Communications Internship in Cape Town

Communications Internship in Cape Town

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Communications, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Writing

Join our team at Roots and assist with managing and developing our communications channels.